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December 2011

December’s roundup of Cool & New Books includes James Patterson and Jill Dembowski’s THE FIRE, the third installment in the Witch and Wizard series that follows Whit and Wisty Allgood as they lead the resistance against the totalitarian regime that governs their world; WHY WE BROKE UP, the first-ever YA book written by Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), which centers on two teenagers who break up and a box full of all the reasons why; and Laurie Faria Stolarz’s new Touch novel, DEADLY LITTLE VOICES, in which Camelia’s powers of psychometry have segued into disturbing voices in her head.

December 2012

December’s roundup of Cool & New Books includes LOVE AND OTHER PERISHABLE ITEMS by Laura Buzo, where Amelia falls for her coworker at the supermarket but there is one problem: she's 15, and he's 21; PRINCESS OF THE SILVER WOODS by Jessica Day George, which gives the stories of Red Riding Hood and Robin Hood a twist as Petunia and her many sisters take on bandits, grannies, and the new Kin